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Archives: November 2017

A Local Alternative: Lyons Fine Books vs. Amazon

Via the Lyons Fine Books Facebook page

Pages & Pipes, an Appleton bookseller that has been in business since 1942, announced on November 3 that it will be closing its doors. The closure, due to the company no longer being able to compete with e-commerce giants like Amazon, reflects a larger competition problem that brick-and-mortar booksellers have faced in the past decade. READ MORE

Aluminized Holiday

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In 1959, Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc developed the Evergleam aluminum Christmas tree, a “space-aged” design that became an instant classic. This holiday, more than 40 different sizes, styles and colors of vintage Evergleam aluminum trees will return to the city where they were originally manufactured over 50 years ago. “Evergleams On Eighth,” a community event that runs from November 17 READ MORE

Sounds of the Season

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Music to evoke that holiday spirit Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas  November 16 Jim Brickman delivers the sound and spirit of the season with carols, classics and original songs on his 21st holiday tour.  Holiday music brings yuletide memories to life as Brickman helps you escape from the holiday hustle-bustle and keeps your days merry READ MORE

WWI and The Fox Valley 

Posted on Nov. 9, 2017 by Cody Wiesner
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World War I remains a “Forgotten War” in comparison with other major U.S. conflicts, but on its centennial anniversary, the Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha hopes to change that by chronicling the history and significance of the Great War through five thought-provoking presentations and a memorable exhibit. The event will partially depict local READ MORE

Five Festive Happenings 

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Celebrate the season at these upcoming events. Light-Up Night November 10 Fox Cities Building for the Arts, in partnership with Appleton Downtown, Inc., kicks off the holiday season with family fun and a lighting ceremony at 6pm. Stroll down College Avenue and enjoy decorated storefront windows. Many businesses will be open with special offers and holiday READ MORE